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Assamese phrasebook

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The Assamese language is spoken in the North Eastern Indian state of Assam.

Pronunciation

Vowels

Consonants

Phrase list

Basics

Hello. (formal) 
Nomoskar
Hello. (informal) 
Bhal ne?
How are you? 
Apunar ki khobor?
Fine, thank you. 
Bhal Dhonyobaad
What is your name? 
Apunar naam ki?
My name is ______. 
Mur naam ....
Nice to meet you. 
Bhal lagil apunak log pai.
Please. (formal) 
Anugrah kori
Thank you. 
Dhonyobaad.

Problems

Leave me alone. 
Muk okole eri diok
Don't touch me! 
Muk nusubo!
I'll call the police. 
Moi polisok / arokhik matim.
Police! 
Police! (The exact Assamese word is 'Arokhi !'but not always used).
Stop! Thief! 
Sur! Sur!
I need your help. 
Olop xohai lagey.
It's an emergency. 
Emergency!
I'm lost. 
Moi baat heralu.
I lost my bag. 
Mur bag-tu heraal.
I lost my wallet. 
Mur wallet-tu heraal.
I'm sick. 
Mur ga-tu beya. / Mur ga bhal loga nai.
I've been injured. 
Moi dukh paisu.
I need a doctor. 
Muk doctor lagey.
Can I use your phone? 
Apunar phone tu byobohaar koribo parim ne?

Numbers

one 
ek
two 
dui
three 
tini
four 
sari
five 
paas
six 
soy
seven 
xaat
eight 
aath
nine 
naw
ten 
doh

Time

now 
etiya
later 
peesot
before 
aagotay
morning 
rati puwa / aag bela
afternoon 
duporiya / paas bela
evening 
aabeli
night 
rati

Clock time

What time is it? 
Keita bajise?
one o'clock AM 
rati e-ta
two o'clock AM 
rati duta
noon 
duporiya baro
one o'clock PM 
Duporiya e-ta
two o'clock PM 
duporiya duta
midnight 
Maj rati

Duration

_____ minute(s) 
minit (both singular and plural)
_____ hour(s) 
ghonta (both singular and plural)
_____ day(s) 
deen (both singular and plural)
_____ week(s) 
xopta (both singular and plural)
_____ month(s) 
maah (both singular and plural)
_____ year(s) 
bosor (both singular and plural)

Days

today 
aaji
yesterday 
kali
tomorrow 
kailoi
this week 
ey xoptah
last week 
juwa xoptah
next week 
oha xoptah
Sunday 
deubaar/robibaar
Monday 
xuumbaar
Tuesday 
mongolbaar
Wednesday 
boodhbaar
Thursday 
brihospotibaar
Friday 
xukurbaar
Saturday 
xonibaar

Months

January 
January
February 
February
March 
March
April 
Abril
May 
Mai
June 
June
July 
July
August 
Augustustus
September 
September
October 
October
November 
November
December 
December

Writing time and dates

Day / Month / Year.

Colors

black 
kola
white 
boga
gray 
(...)
red 
Ronga
blue 
neela
yellow 
halodhiya
green 
sheujiya
orange 
komola
purple 
(...)
brown 
(...)
pink 
gulopiya

Transportation

Buses and trains

How much is a ticket to _____? 
.....le ticket or kimaan daam?
One ticket to _____, please. 
.........le eta ticket dibo suun anugroh kori.
Where does this train/bus go? 
Eikhon train/bus kot jabo?
Where is the train/bus to _____? 
.....le train/bus khon kot?
Does this train/bus stop in _____? 
Eikhon train/bus........ ot rokhe ne?
When does the train/bus for _____ leave? 
....le jua train/bus khon keita bojat jai?
When will this train/bus arrive in _____? 
Eikhon train / bus keita bojat .... pai?

Directions

How do I get to _____? 
Moi keneke ........ ole jaam?
...the train/bus station? 
Moi keneke train/bus station ole jaam?
...the airport? 
Moi keneke airport ole jaam?
...downtown? 
Moi keneke main town ole jaam?
...the youth hostel?
Moi keneke youth hostel ole jaam?
...the _____ hotel? 
Moi keneke hotel ole jaam?
...the American/Australian/British/Canadian consulate? Moi keneke American/Australian/British/Canadian consulate ole jaam?
Where are there a lot of... 
Kot bohut......... ase?
...hotels? 
hotel
...restaurants? 
restaurant
...bars? 
bar
...sites to see? 
sabo loga jegah
Can you show me the map? 
Muk map khon dekhuabo ne?
street 
raastaa
Turn left/right. 
Bau faale / xu faale ghuribo.
straight ahead 
seedha aagot.
towards the _____ 
.... or dixot
past the _____ 
... or pisot
before the _____ 
... or aagot
Watch for the _____. 
.... tu mon koribo.
intersection 
(...)
north 
uttor
south 
dokhin
east 
puub
west 
poschim
uphill 
(...)
downhill 
(...)

Taxis

Taxi! 
(Taxi)
Take me to _____, please. 
(muk ____loi loi jaaok, please.)
How much does it cost to get to _____? 
(____loi jaabor karone kimaan lobo?)
Take me there, please. 
(muk taa loike loi jaaok, please.)

Lodging

Do you have any rooms available? 
Room available asene?
How much is a room for one person/two people? 
Ejon / dujon manuhor karone room or kimaan daam?
Does the room come with... 
Room ot..........paam ne?
...bedsheets? 
bedsheets
...a bathroom? 
bathroom
...a telephone? 
telephone
...a TV? 
TV
May I see the room first? 
Moi room tu prothomey sabo paru ne?
Do you have anything... 
Apunar kiba ........ asene?
...quieter? 
(...)
...bigger? 
(...)
...cleaner? 
(...)
...cheaper? 
(...)
OK, I'll take it. 
Thik ase, moi lom.
I will stay for _____ night(s). 
Moi .....raati thakim.
Can you suggest another hotel? 
Beleg ekhon hotel suggest koribo ne?
Do you have (a)... 
........ ase ne?
...safe? 
safe
...lockers? 
locker
Is breakfast/supper included? 
Brekfast aru dinner included ne?
What time is breakfast/supper? 
Breakfast / dinner keita bojat pua jai?
Please clean my room. 
Mur room tu poriskaar kori diok.
Can you wake me at _____? 
Muk ...... ta bojat jogai dino ne?
I want to check out. 
Moi check-out koribo bisaru.

Money

Do you accept American/Australian/Canadian dollars? 
American/Australian/Canadian dollars loi ne?
Do you accept British pounds? 
British pound loi ne?
Do you accept credit cards? 
Credit card loi ne?
Can you change money for me? 
(mur toka khini change kori dibo paaribo neki?)
Where can I get money changed? 
Moi currency kot change koribo paarim?
Can you change a traveler's cheque for me? 
Mur traveller cheque khon change kori dibo ne?
Where can I get a traveller's cheque changed? 
(Moi)traveller cheque kot change koribo paarim?
What is the exchange rate? 
Exchange rate kimaan?
Where is an automatic teller machine (ATM)? 
ATM tu kun faale?

Eating

I'm hungry. 
Mur bhuk lagise.
A table for one person/two people, please. 
ekhon table ejon/dujon manuhor ba be anugroh kori
Please bring a menu. 
Ekhon menu dibo suun.
Can I look in the kitchen? 
Moi randhoni ghar / kitchen tu sabo paarim ne?
Is there a house specialty? 
Kiba house specialty asene?
Is there a local specialty? 
Kiba local specialty asene?
Please choose for me. 
Mur karone eta....choose kori diok
I'm a vegetarian. 
(moi sakahari )
I don't eat pork/beef/raw fish. 
(moi gahorir manxo/gorur manxo/kesa maas nakhau)
Please do not use too much oil. 
(anugroh kari besi tel nidibo)
fixed-price meal 
(...)
à la carte 
(...)
breakfast 
breakfast
lunch 
lunch
light meal/snack 
(...)
supper 
(raatir khana)
Please bring _____. 
Anugroh kori mu le eta...... anok.
I want a dish containing _____. 
Muk eta....thoka dish lagey.
chicken 
murgi manxo
beef 
beef
pork 
gahori manxo
mutton 
sagoli manxo
fish 
maas
ham 
(ham)
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